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Crispy, crunchy and packed full of flavour, these Hasselback Potatoes are a must for your Christmas dinner this year! They might even steal the limelight from the main dish.
Duration55 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Prep Time10 mins
Servings5 people

Ingredients

  • 1.3 kg maris piper potatoes
  • 1 handful fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper as desired

Instructions

  • Pre heat your oven at 200C with your oven dish inside
  • To a pestle and mortar add the fresh thyme (pull the leaves away from the stalks) crushed garlic clove, 3 tbsp olive oil, pinch of salt and pepper and mix
  • Slice downwards on the potatoes, I use chopsticks or wooden spoons laid down this helps create and even depth and stops you slicing all the way through the potato
  • Place the potatoes in the oven dish, then evenly spread the thyme oil over, making sure it gets deep inside the potatoes. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and place in the oven for 45 minutes at 200C
  • Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and a sprinkle of fresh thyme and serve

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James is a qualified health coach and professional food blogger who uses his platform to share easy and delicious home cooked meals.